COVID-19 Update on 16/7/2020 NSW
What You Can And Can't Do Under The Rules
Follow the rules and stay safe whether you are working, visiting family and friends, or going out.
New COVID-19 compliance measures for pubs
New rules will be introduced to pubs across NSW that will limit group bookings to a maximum of 10 people and cap the number of customers inside a venue to 300 people following a concerning rise in COVID-19 cases. Measures will come into force at 12:01am Friday 17 July.
Quarantine arrangements for overseas travellers
The NSW Government will begin to charge international travellers for their hotel quarantine accommodation from 12:01am Saturday, 18 July.
Learn more about the cost of quarantine for international travellers.
Border closure to protect NSW
The NSW Government has temporarily closed the NSW-Victoria borderâ¬. People who have been in Victoria within the previous 14 days will not be allowed to enter NSW unless they are exempt or they have a border entry permit. You may be required to self-isolate for 14 days.
Stay safe and follow the rules
It’s important that we
- follow the rules about visiting other households, self-isolation and quarantine
- practise good hand hygiene and physical distancing
- take extra care if you’re around vulnerable people
- get tested if you have any symptoms and stay home while you are waiting for test results.
Visiting family and friends at home
- Up to 20 visitors may visit another household at any one time. The total number of visitors includes adults and children.
- If you are over 70 or have a pre-existing medical condition, you should limit the number of visitors and take care at all times.Â Â
Outdoor public gatherings
- No more than 20 people are allowed to gather outside in a public place.Â
Your mental health and wellbeing
Your mental wellbeing is important. If youâre feeling anxious or stressed, youâre not alone. There are services that can support you through these difficult times.
Who to contact for immediate help
|Â||Beyond Blue||1800 51 23 48|
|Â||Lifeline Australia||13 11 14|
|Â||Domestic Violence Line||1800 65 64 63|
|Â||1800RESPECT||1800 73 77 32|
If you are in an emergency, or at immediate risk of harm to yourself or others, please contact emergency services on Triple Zero (000).